• Faculty


    Faculty conduct research and teach courses that advance the study of linguistics.

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  • Current Students

    Current Students

    Ph.D. students in our Department conduct research in a broad range of topics in linguistics.

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  • Alumni


    Alumni of the Georgetown Department of Linguistics represent our department through research and scholarship worldwide.

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The Department of Linguistics includes faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, lecturers, postdoctoral fellows, and administrative staff, all of whom are passionate about research and education in linguistics. To learn more about the people in our Department, please explore the navigation menu at the left.

Department Officers AY 2016-2017:
Department Chair: Dr. Elizabeth Zsiga
Vice-Chair: Dr. Alison Mackey 
Director of Graduate Studies: Dr. Donna Lardiere
Director of Undergraduate Studies: Dr. Cynthia Gordon

For general inquiries
For Graduate Program inquiries
For Undergraduate Program inquiries, email the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Cynthia Gordon.
For information about the Visiting Scholars Program, contact the Department Chair, Dr. Elizabeth Zsiga.

For information about specific concentrations and programs, please contact the appropriate concentration head or director:
Applied Linguistics: Dr. Alison Mackey
Computational Linguistics: Dr. Amir Zeldes
Sociolinguistics: Dr. Natalie Schilling
Theoretical Linguistics: Dr. Ruth Kramer
Director, MLC Program: Dr. Anastasia Nylund